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Re: [Haskell-cafe] Re: Monads aren't evil

Subject: Re: [Haskell-cafe] Re: Monads aren't evil
From: Martijn van Steenbergen
Date: Sun, 11 Jan 2009 16:28:35 +0100
minh thu wrote:
I always thought that instead of having two classes of characters, one
for variable (and function) names and the
other for operators, only the first charater of the identifier could
mean it's one or the others,
so *vec or +point would be valid operator names and thus >_> too. And
C++ could be a Data type name...

No, operators have to consist entirely of punctuation, and functions entirely of alphanumerical characters.

If what you said were the case, then x+y would be an identifier instead of the sum of x and y.

Kind regards,

Martijn.

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